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Marketing and Communications Manager

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 71288

Job Information:

University of Iowa – Division of Student Life

Marketing and Communications Manager - University Housing & Dining


University Housing & Dining is looking for a creative and strategic communicator to serve as the Marketing and Communications Manager. This position is responsible for directing and implementing the overall strategic visioning, communications, marketing, and promotional activities for University Housing & Dining’s audiences including students, parents, faculty, staff, and guests.  Works with UI Office of Strategic Communications on media relations and the Division of Student Life Strategic Communications Director in implementing efforts to cross promote UH&D within the division and university.  Supervised by the Senior Director of University Housing & Dining and serves as a part of the management and operations teams in University Housing & Dining.  This position directly supervises a full-time marketing coordinator and communications coordinator and part-time marketing and design student staff. 

University Housing & Dining complements the academic mission of the University of Iowa by providing clean, well-maintained, secure, healthy, and affordable housing and dining options designed to meet the diverse and evolving development, educational, and nutritional needs of students living in a multicultural community.  Residents of approximately 6,800, eleven residence halls, and dining options that include three large marketplaces, catering, and retail operations

The University of Iowa is a top-ranked public university (US News) and a “Best Buy” (Fiske Guide). With just over 33,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten Conference since 1899, and an Association of American Universities member since 1909.  Iowa is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It's home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers, the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop, and hundreds of options for affordable, accessible education.  The University of Iowa is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $49,000 to commensurate.

  • Fringe benefit package include 24 days paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.

Building a Career and a Life at Iowa:  At the University of Iowa, we recognize the important relationship between productive careers and quality personal lives.  Please reference the resources on our web page that are designed to assist you to successfully build a career and build a life:

Applicant credentials are subject to verification.  To apply for this position visit our website at and search for Requisition # 71288. 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 06/29/17

Job ID: 61252